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Book Groups

The Archeology Book Group (AIA) meets once a month on a Thursday afternoon.   AIA is an independent group interested in reading about historic events, archeologically interesting facts and finds.  Book titles are determined by group members.  Copies of titles must be obtained by each member.    New members are welcome, please contact Myrna at mwsilville@gmail.com    Thank You.


Date:  April 19, 2018

Title:  Krakatoa by Simon Winchester  The New York Times called this account of one of the largest volcanic explosions in recorded history "one of the best books ever written about the history and significance of a natural disaster."

 

 

Date:  May 17, 2018

Title:  Jungle of Stone: The Extraordinary Journey of John L. Stephens and Frederick Catherwood and the Discovery of the Lost Civilization of the Maya by, William Carlsen   Documents the true story of the nineteenth-century rediscovery of the Mayan civilization by American ambassador John Lloyd Stephens and British architect Frederick Catherwood - illuminating how their findings profoundly changed Western understandings about human history.

Date:  June 21, 2018

Title:  TBA